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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌmiː.θʌɪl.pɹɛdˈnɪs.ə.ləʊn/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌmɛθ.əl.pɹɛdˈnɪs.əˌloʊn/
- (pharmacology) A synthetic glucocorticoid, C22H30O5, used chiefly in the treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune disorders.
- 1993, Virginia Medical Quarterly, volumes 120–121, page 44:
- The patient was treated with methylprednisolone, cyclophosphamide, and azathioprine, as well as burn center protocol care with daily tankings.